You are here

BADGE OF THE RED CROSS

Back to search results

BADGE OF THE RED CROSS

Currently in storage


About this object

In center is an equal armed cross enameled in red over an engraved ground. Around it is a ribbon which has in relief 1877 on one side and 1878 on the other. Above is the Russian imperial crown. The badge came in its original box.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
BADGE OF THE RED CROSS
Made from:
Silver -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1878-1879
Size:
4.9 × 2.5 cm (1 15/16 × 1 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.63
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK 84, IKh in Cyrillic for Ivan Khlebnikov date 1877-1878
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973